About Us - Baldwin's of St James

Baldwin's of St James's was established in 2004 as the auction division of Knightsbridge Coins, a thriving business founded in the mid-seventies by Stephen Fenton. Based in the prestigious quarter of St James's in the heart of London, Baldwin's of St James's has since rapidly overtaken competitors and grown into the position it is in today, one of the UK’s most reputable auction houses for coins, medallions, tokens, paper money and related objects.

Our philosophy at Baldwin's of St James's is that specialised attention, personal service and a bespoke marketing strategy will ensure that each lot and each consignment achieves the very best results for our consignors. Our presentation is amongst the best in the business with state-of-the-art photography and realistic estimates.

You can have peace of mind when doing business with Baldwin's of St James's, both as a consignor and as a buyer. Baldwin's of St James's ranks among the top numismatic auctioneers of rare coins. Our reputation is unblemished, as it is built on integrity and experience. We are a member of the most venerated coin dealer guilds that uphold ethics and proper business practices worldwide including the:

  • BNTA (British Numismatic Trade Association), where Stephen Fenton formerly served as Chairman
  • ANA (American Numismatic Association)
  • IAPN (International Association of Professional Numismatists)
  • PNG (Professional Numismatists Guild)

All these memberships require extensive peer recommendation and safeguard numismatics from forgery.

Though still a family-run business, our numismatic experts include world renowned specialists from the UK, North America, South Africa and the Far East. We welcome everybody and offer free specialist advice on the sale of your numismatic items. You are welcome to visit us at our offices at 10 Charles II Street - please contact us on +44 (0)20 7930 7888 to make an appointment.